Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.
Facing Goliath | A story following Italy as they take on the mighty All Blacks | A Rugby Originals Documentary
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with the Italian rugby team as they prepared for a clash with the All Blacks at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Morné Steyn | All Access | Why he will be remembered as one of the best Springbok rugby players ever
RugbyPass was lucky enough to speak to one. of the legends of Springbok Rugby. Steyn spoke openly about his rugby career, as well as his experiences of both the 2009 and 2021 Lions Seres.
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Joe Schmidt's attack and how the All blacks will integrate it | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons highlights Joe Schmidt's strengths as an attack coach and outlines what to expect from the All Blacks moving forward.
The Rugby Showcase - Trailer
Trailer for The Rugby Showcase, a 2 day-event where some of the top young rugby players in Amercia look to impress in the hope of being drafted into Major League Rugby.
Rob Kearney and Alfie Barbeary - A Lion and a Wasp | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 17
Max and Ryan are joined by England's hottest prospect Alfie Barbeary and Irish legend Rob Kearney.
Alun Wyn Jones on what happened with Joe Marler as Wales lose to England in Six Nations
Wales coach Wayne Pivac and captain Alun Wyn Jones speak at a press conference following the team's Guinness Six Nations match against England.
Eben Etzebeth and Allan Alaalatoa kiss and make up!
Nothing a cold beer can't fix!
This is what happens when you drive rugby legend Shane Williams around the capital of Wales
Who We Are - Being Welsh #Isuzu
RugbyPass were lucky enough to meet Welsh Rugby legends James Hook and Shane Williams. We took both the players back to their roots as Jim Hamilton went into the heart of Wales with them.
Bernard Foley reveals his interaction with referee prior to being penalised
Bernard Foley was asked by media Friday morning about the penalty he received for time wasting and what discussion he had with the referee prior to it.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 1 | Hamilton Boys High School
In a country where rugby is king, high schools are breeding grounds for future rugby talent that the sporting world acknowledges to be the most plentiful on the planet.
France 2023 | One year to go | Rugby World Cup on RugbyPass
RugbyPass will be on the ground once again during next year's Rugby World Cup in France.
Ian Foster explains four 'critical' changes the All Blacks have made
New Zealand and South Africa will once again go to battle at Ellis Park this weekend and the All Blacks have rejigged their line-up for the clash.
Dan Biggar | All Access | Why the Autumn Series is the most brutal in rugby
We were lucky enough to speak with Dan Biggar on All Access with Jim Hamilton in association with Amazon Prime this week. Wales is set to embark on a tough Autumn Nations Series against South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
We are joined by Springbok rugby royalty with very special guest Siya Kolisi | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 31
We're joined by Springbok royalty, Siya Kolisi, who discusses his incredible journey to becoming one of the most iconic players the sport has ever seen. Siya discusses his career journey both on and off the pitch including - altercations!
INSIDE THE BARBARIANS | Go behind the scenes with one of the most iconic rugby clubs in the world
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with one of the most iconic rugby clubs in the world as they prepared for a clash with Wales at the Principality stadium.
Bryan Habana, Jonny Hill's hair pulling and South Africa's revenge | RugbyPass Offload | Ep 41
Bryan Habana joins the crew today to discuss England's fourth loss on the bounce to a fourteen man Australia team, New Zealand's display against Ireland and Wales almost winning an incredible upset against the World Champions in their own backyard.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 2 | Hamilton Boys High School
Training ramps up a gear as the team hits the gym to complete their final phase of strength work, while the leadership group provides critical analysis of the recent victory against Auckland Grammar.
What the All Blacks squad could look like halfway through Super Rugby Pacific | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall make their picks for some positions of the upcoming All Blacks squad, dissect the latest round of action and preview the upcoming Super Round in Melbourne.
What Sacrifice means to the Black Ferns | Healthspan Elite
In the first of four features brought to you by Healthspan Elite, Black Ferns Kendra Cocksedge, Eloise Blackwell and Ruahei Demant share what Sacrifice means to them in the Black Ferns environment.
After a massive weekend, Max and Ryan are joined by Premiership Champion and drop goal hero, Freddie Burns to relive all the drama from Twickenham.
The perfect lower-body workout for rugby players | Charlie Willett | RugbyPass
Exeter's Charlie Willett talks you through the best exercises to build strength and power in your lower-body as a rugby player!
The Rugby Pod react to Saracens not appealing salary cap penalty
The Rugby Pod gave their reaction to the news that Saracens will not appeal the 35 point deduction that they were given in light of breaching salary cap regulations.
Eben Etzebeth | Rugby Roots
Jim Hamilton travels to the South of France to visit the home of French giants Toulon and Springbok giant, Eben Etzebeth.
Stephen Ferris, have New Zealand rugby lost their aura? | RugbyPass Offload | EP 42
Max and Ryan are joined by one of the toughest back rows in Irish rugby history, Stephen Ferris, to review week two of the July internationals and preview the final round of games between the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
Jamie Noon previews the final round of the Six Nations | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 25
We're joined by former England International and current Brive coach Jamie Noon this week to preview France's Grand Slam showdown with England in Paris at the weekend. Jamie gives us his take on living and working in France and looks back at some car
The Spirit of Rugby | Episode 3
In Episode 3 of the Spirit of Rugby, Jim Hamilton talks with Simon Shaw, Rob Kearney, Tom Croft, Ian McGeechan and Stephen Jones about the 2009 series loss to South Africa. The series has been remembered as one of the most brutal in living memory.
The misfits of midfield | All Blacks Press Conference
Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett discus their new midfield partnership.
Schalk Brits | Bringing Home Gold
Schalk Brits spoke to RugbyPass about his experiences bringing the William Webb Ellis trophy back to South Africa.
The fans at the 2019 Rugby World Cup were CRAZY
It's been a few weeks now since the Rugby World Cup in Japan ended. We thought it was worth looking back on some of our favourite moments with the fans!
RUGBYPASS INSIDERS | NADOLO - A RugbyPass Originals Documentary
"Nadolo" explores the life and career of Fijian rugby legend Nemani Nadolo.
Dan Carter reveals the key to success for the All Blacks at next year's World Cup | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons are joined by All Blacks legend Dan Carter to discuss his upcoming Kickathon, his take on the current All Blacks side and how they can challenge for next year's World Cup.
Weekend Highlights | The Breakdown
Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.
Freddie Burns & Max Lahiff - Dropped at Nandos, Loyalty & England's next head coach | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 28
With Ryan off on his travels, Freddie Burns steps into the breach once more for a cracking episode. We hear about his trip to Dubai with Ben Youngs and his family, training punch ups in his earlier days and getting dropped at Leicester over a Nandos.
Ma'a Nonu has "120 percent" belief in All Blacks
Following another heavy defeat, the All Blacks have had a vote of unwavering confidence from one of their all time greats in Ma'a Nonu.
The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown
The Breakdown takes a look at the sad decline of the once world dominant All Blacks.
RUGBY EXPLORER | SOUTH AFRICA - Big Jim Hamilton explores the rugby communities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
We travel to South Africa for the latest episode of Rugby Explorer. Jim explores the stunning cities of Cape Town and Porth Elizabeth and meets the local rugby communities in both cities.
Who his Delon Armitage's worst enemy in rugby? | RugbyPass Offload
Former England International explains who is arch rival/enemy in rugby was during his playing career.
What makes Sam Cane so good? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
On this weeks episode host Ross Karl is joined by James Parsons of the Blues and Bryn Hall of the Crusaders. They discuss the stocks in the locking position, Aaron Smith's dive and make the case for Sam Cane from a players perspective.
Back in the Game - RFU
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The Spirit of Rugby | Episode 1 | RugbyPass
RugbyPass is proud to share unique stories from the iconic Lions Tour to South Africa in 1997 in proud Partnership with The Famous Grouse and #SpiritofRugby. Interviews with Ian McGeechan, Jeremy Guscott & more!
Luke Cowan-Dickie, Six Nations Review and Sinckler's Sauna | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 21
We hear from Exeter Hooker about his journey with England and the Lions, his relationship with Eddie Jones and of course that volleyball moment in Edinburgh during the Calcutta Cup.
A Rugby Player's Christmas and England's Lewis Ludlam | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 15
We're also joined by England and Saints back row Lewis Ludlam to chat about life at Northampton, playing for Eddie Jones and The Rugby World Cup.
The Breakdown I Episode 7
Leon MacDonald joins the Breakdown to give an inside look at the Blues camp in 2020. This and all the big rugby news on your latest episode of the Breakdown.
Reacting to the All Blacks squad and who wins the Blues vs Crusaders final? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall react to the latest All Blacks squad announcement, review the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals and make their picks for the Blues vs Crusaders final.
Dave Attwood on bust ups with Owen Farrell, Sam Burgess & new Bath era | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 35
Bristol and England's Dave Attwood joins the guys this week to reveal some loose stories from a well-traveled career. We hear about his run-in with Owen Farell, why his modern man approach didn't go down well with a certain head coach, and skiing in
The Academy - Part One
RugbyPass takes a look behind the scenes at the Leicester Tigers' player academy.
Warren Gatland's reason behind saying no
Warren Gatland's reason behind saying no to the All Blacks job.
Eddie Jones insists Saracens scandal could be beneficial to England
Head coach Eddie Jones and captain Owen Farrell hold a press conference in London ahead of the start of the Six Nations tournament.
Pita Pens & More French Wins | Le French Rugby Podcast | Episode 29
Toulouse centre Pita Ahki joins us to discuss the drama of the penalty shootout at the Aviva Stadium, whether he'd have fancied taking one, returning to Dublin to take on Leinster and much more. Plus, Benji reveals he was next in line to take a penal
Sam Cane lost for answers as Ian Foster's job questioned by media after series loss to Ireland | All Blacks press conference
All Blacks head coach Ian Foster and captain Sam Cane face the media after losing to Ireland 32-22 and the overall series 2-1 in the third test in Wellington.
How Super Rugby Aupiki can change women's rugby in New Zealand for the better | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons are joined by Black Ferns star Chelsea Semple to discuss her title-winning campaign in the inaugural Super Rugby Aupiki season.
Will Jordan's match winning play | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
Ross Karl, James Parsons and Will Genia discuss Will Jordan's decision to back himself and draw a number of Wallaby defenders to free up Jordie Barrett for the match winning try.
Win £5,000 for your local club thanks to Budgy Smuggler
Budgy Smuggler is hosting a brilliant competition which gives you and your friends the chance to win a club fit-out of your club worth £5000. If that wasn’t enough, you also have the opportunity to win 100 pairs of Budgie Smugglers for your club!
Black Ferns on fire vs Wallaroos | The Breakdown
The Black Ferns are building nicely ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, now less than two months away.
Guess the celebrity Rose | Adebayo Akinfenwa | England Rugby
Guess the Celebrity Rose. Can you work out our mystery sporting celebrity before @EnglandRugby stars Sarah Hunter, Hannah Botterman & Amy Cokayne? | Adebayo Akinfenwa | England Rugby | #WearTheRose O2sports
LIFE AFTER RUGBY | ANDY POWELL - Welsh Rugby's biggest character, on and off the field
One of Welsh Rugby's biggest characters on and off the pitch, RugbyPass travelled to Brecon to see how life after rugby is treating Andy Powell.
Has Foster done enough for a contract extension? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The panel of Jeff McTainsh, Bryn Hall and James Parsons chat through all the action from the second Bledisloe Cup test, the Springboks win over Los Pumas and what to expect from Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's professional rugby union debut.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 3 | Hamilton Boys High School
A changing room reminder about team values and expectations encourages the squad to train with consistency but mistakes start to creep in.
Will Skelton on Champions Cup celebrations and playing for the Barbarians | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 38
The big rig Will Skelton joins us from Monaco this week where he's on tour with the Barbarians and rooming with George Kruis. He fills us in on the tour so far, hanging out at the palace with the Prince and who's leading the charge off the pitch.
Fozzie still head coach until he hears otherwise
Ian Foster will continue to consider himself the All Blacks' head coach until such time as he may hear otherwise from CEO Mark Robinson.
A Clockwork Orange, Islander remedies and Jonny Hill | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 4
Max and Ryan are joined this week on the panel by England, Exeter and British & Irish Lion second-row Jonny Hill.
Can the Lions beat South Africa in 2021?
RugbyPass had the pleasure of talking to England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi about all things Lions!
Zach Mercer - Life in Montpellier & England Ambitions | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 30
We're globe-trotting this week as Ryan is dialing in from Glasgow's tour in South Africa and Zach Mercer joins us from the South of France after a massive win for Montpellier against Harlequins in the Champions Cup.
Eddie Jones reacts to England | Tuilagi red card | Marler incident
Eddie Jones and Owen Farrell spoke to the media following their sides win against Wales at Twickenham.
England vs New Zealand Wild Post-Match Fan Reactions | Sam Smith Reports | Rugby World Cup 2019
Sam Smith caught up with the fans after England's win over New Zealand in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Semi-Final.
All Black & Bristol Bear John Afoa joins the panel | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 13
Max, Ryan and Marc are joined this week by former All Black and current Bristol Bears coach and prop John Afoa to hear about life in the front row.
Mike Brown | Rugby Roots
Jim Hamilton is joined by former England international Mike Brown in the City of Newcastle. Mike discusses his difficult ending at Harlequins, how that team turned around their season to win the Premiership and much more.
How do the All Blacks find consistency? Ian Foster isn't entirely sure
Ian Foster was a little stumped at first when asked how his team could find the consistency that's been missing throughout his tenure as head coach.
Saracens Salary Cap Scandal | DMWJ | Big Jim Dives In
Former Saracens player Jim Hamilton discusses the salary cap scandal surrounding his former club. fun stuff
Beyond 80 | Knocked
In a new RugbyPass series - Beyond 80 - takes an unflinching look at the reality of concussion in rugby. 'Knocked' sees players, referees, medics and the sport's bodies give a unique insight into the condition and what's being done to combat it.
Jones popular option to stay
Jones is the popular option to stay in charge until 2023.
How the Super Rugby Pacific final has impacted upcoming All Blacks selections | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Jeff McTainsh, James Parsons and Joe Wheeler review the Super Rugby Pacific final, dissect what that means for Ireland's upcoming tour of New Zealand, and preview the star-studded Pacific Nations Cup.
RugbyPass Insiders | Tonga | Road to Japan
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with the Tonga national team as they prepare for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Why Super Rugby Pacific isn't where it needs to be yet despite shock upset wins | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss why Super Rugby Pacific isn't quite to the standard it needs to be at yet, despite the rapid resurgence of Australian sides over the weekend.
Picking the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific champions and the Kiwi take on the Six Nations | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
In the first episode of 2022, the Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel of Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons preview the Super Rugby Pacific season, provide an update from the Queenstown bubble and unpack the latest Six Nations action.
Why rolling maul tries aren't as bad as they're being made out to be | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall explain why rolling maul tries shouldn't be so harshly criticised, dissect the last round of Super Rugby Pacific and preview the huge clash between the Blues and Crusaders.
Not a lot of rebuilding going on in this "rebuild" | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons discusses his interpretation of the term "rebuild", how the Black Ferns are doing it so well and conversely, how the All Blacks aren't.
Le French Rugby Podcast - Episode 19
Benjamin Kayser and Johnnie Beattie are back to go through France's big win at Murrayfield with a fine tooth comb. We discuss how the French are now set up to win away, how Gregor Townsend ignored all of Johnnie's tactical advice and how he bumped in
Rassie Erasmus almost quit Springboks
Rassie Erasmus was on the cusp of quitting as Springboks coach after a run of average results.
Kumamoto night | Rugby World Cup City
What rugby fans can expect from Kumamoto's night life scene come when the Rugby World Cup comes around.
Historic losses on Fosters resumé, is the bledisloe next? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
His job security may be confirmed but pressure remains on Ian Foster to avoid adding to his already historic losing record.
RFU Belonging - Back in the Game
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Guess the Olympic Gold medal hero | Max Whitlock | England Rugby
Watch England Rugby stars Max Malins, Courtney Lawes and Tom Curry trying to work out who the mystery 3-time Olympic gold medalist is.
A video that will completely change the way you see rugby star Jason Robinson | RugbyPass
Jason Robinson is one of, if not the best wingers that England rugby has ever had. He won everything that he could win in Rugby League before moving to Rugby Union and winning the Rugby World Cup in 2003 with England. This is his story.
How do players from 4 rival countries become teammates | Spirit of Rugby | EP 4 | RugbyPass
RugbyPass is proud to share unique stories from Episode 4 of the epic Lions Tour to South Africa in 2009 & 1997 in proud Partnership with @TheFamousGrouseUK. We show special interviews with Rob Kearney, Simon Shaw, Stephen Jones & more! #SpiritofRugb
The winners and losers of the 2021 All Blacks season | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel of Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons review the 2021 All Blacks and international season, discuss World Rugby's eligibility law change, and preview next season.
Six Nations preview with Exeter's Sam Skinner | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 22
Scotland and Exeter's Sam Skinner joins the lads this week to preview their Guinness Six Nations game against France this weekend. Max and Ryan also give their thoughts on the potential addition of South Africa to the Six Nations.
Rugby sensation Louis Rees Zammit like you have never seen him before | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 5
Louis Rees-Zammit joins Marc, Max and Ryan this week to reveal all about being the youngest player on the Lions Tour to South Africa, taking care of Bill, fines, becoming a social media sensation, Gloucester initiations and lots more.
Ex-All Blacks troubled by Ireland's 2-1 series win | The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 21
Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks John Kirwan, Justin Marshall and Jeff Wilson along with special guest Isa Nacewa to digest Ireland's historic 2-1 series win over the All Blacks.
Francois Hougaard on Wasps beating Tigers and Bakkies Botha memories | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 16
Springbok star Francois Hougaard joins Ryan Wilson, Max Lahiff and Marc Edwards on Episode 16 of our podcast RugbyPass Offload this week. The Wasps utility players talks beating Leicester and memories from playing for the Bulls in Super Rugby.
Scaling The French Rugby Pyramid | Zack Henry | Le French Rugby Podcast | EP 27
We're joined by an Englishman in the Pyrenees as Pau fly half Zack Henry talks us through his journey from Rouen in Federale 1 up through PRO D2 and to the Top 14 via a stint at Leicester in the Premiership. We hear how playing under Steve Borthwick
Picking our All Blacks squads for July's test series against Ireland | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall name their All Blacks squads for next month's test series against Ireland, look ahead to World Rugby's other July test series and preview the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals.
Predicting the make-up of the first-ever Super Rugby Pacific playoffs | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss what the Super Rugby Pacific playoffs could look like as the competition heads into its final round of the regular season.
On Lockdown with Finn Russell
Jim Hamilton checks in with Finn Russell on The Lockdown.
At which ground do the All Blacks have their worst record? | The Breakdown
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Referee Raynal's final call not even his worst of the game - Andrew Mehrtens | The Breakdown
Andrew Mehrtens on the performance of referee Mathieu Raynal.
Why Super Rugby Pacific's eight-team playoff structure shouldn't be changed | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
In this week's episode of the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall preview the Super Rugby Pacific quarter-finals, debate the league's playoff structure and assess the new-look, star-studded Tonga squad.
Episode 25 - From Sydney to Paris, Kurtley Beale joins Christina, Zebo and Wilson
We're joined by Wallabies legend Kurtley Beale this week to chat about his journey from schoolboy sensation in Sydney to playing for Racing92 in Paris alongside Finn Russel and Zebo.
Will Skelton on the Ronan O'Gara slap and Australia vs England | Le French Rugby Podcast | Episode 24
The guests keep getting bigger, literally, as big Will Skelton joins us to talk Ronan O’Gara v Christophe Urios, the Bordeaux trilogy, not hearing from the Wallabies despite reports he isn't being considered for the series against England and more...